The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 81 73 79
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs citing LAN 8 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.78% 1.70% 1.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.61% 15.38% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 5
Median daily rate £450 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £266 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £560 £352
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £11.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +81.35%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.33 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -27.88% -5.55%  

LAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 121 156 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.74% 11.07% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 99 111
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.86% -59.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing LAN as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LAN in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in Leeds

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for LAN.

1 21 (77.78%) WAN
2 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 12 (44.44%) Windows
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
5 11 (40.74%) Cisco
6 10 (37.04%) Citrix
7 9 (33.33%) ITIL
8 8 (29.63%) VPN
9 7 (25.93%) SQL
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (18.52%) Change Control
11 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
11 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (18.52%) VMware
11 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (18.52%) CCIE
11 5 (18.52%) CCNP
11 5 (18.52%) CCNA
11 5 (18.52%) CCDA
11 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
11 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
12 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 4 (14.81%) Linux

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) WAN
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 8 (29.63%) VPN
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (14.81%) MPLS
5 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (7.41%) BGP
7 2 (7.41%) IP Telephony
7 2 (7.41%) Wireless
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (3.70%) DNS
8 1 (3.70%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Information Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Security Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Field Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (18.52%) Change Control
3 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
4 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Migration
6 2 (7.41%) Service Design
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Converged Infrastructure
7 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Information Governance
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.70%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (18.52%) CCDA
2 5 (18.52%) CCIE
2 5 (18.52%) CCNA
2 5 (18.52%) CCNP
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) PCI QSA
4 2 (7.41%) CCA
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (7.41%) MCSE
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) Docker
4 2 (7.41%) vCloud
4 2 (7.41%) VMware GSX
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Server
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) Cisco
3 10 (37.04%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Novell
6 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.70%) Mitel